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SOLVED take off the pink thermal pad

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robjustice

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In the past I have always taken off the pink pad on the heatsink, and used thermal grease. Is there any benefit to leaving it on?
 

Cheezwiz

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Dec 26, 2000
Everything I've ever read about a heatsink coming with thermal tape said it should be removed and replaced with thermal grease, or, better yet, arctic silver.